Entry is through Taronga Zoo’s Top Main Gate and is a scenic stroll down to the concert lawns near Backyard to Bush. Exit is also via the Top Main Gate or, if travelling by ferry, you may exit via the Zoo’s lower exit.

If you have a valid concert ticket, you can arrive from 5pm to enter Taronga Zoo and proceed to the concert lawn. You can relax and enjoy a picnic with friends prior to the concert starting at 7.30pm*. Concerts end approximately 9.30pm.

5.00pm Gates open exclusively for concert patrons
(Zoo closes to public)
5.00pm – 7.30pm* Picnic time at the Concert Lawns
7.30pm* - 9.30pm Concert duration
(including interval and, where applicable, support)
Approx 9.30pm Finish and depart

*Excluding Fat Freddy's Drop Thursday 6 March will commence at 6.55pm with Jordan Rakei.


The area for concert-goers is unreserved picnic style, so picnic blankets are recommended. Personal chairs are welcome but tall director style chairs are restricted to the rear of the lawn. A variety of hot and cold food, espresso coffees, alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages, confectionary and ice creams are available to purchase at the concert our Food Beverage menu is available here or bring your own picnic. Hampers are also available to purchase through Ticketek. View our Hamper menu now.


This is a fully licensed event and BYO alcohol is not permitted. There will be a range of alcoholic beverages available to purchase.


Harbourview Café overlooking the Concert Lawns is available for exclusive private group hire. Please phone 02 9969 2400 for further information and bookings.


Taronga Zoo is situated on Bradley’s Head Road, Mosman, Sydney. 

Parking: Limited car parking available at Taronga Zoo costing $17.

Ferries: Sydney Ferries depart Circular Quay until 6.45pm (weekdays) or 6.50pm (Saturday). After the concert a ferry service departs the Zoo Wharf at 10.30pm. After the concert, wharf access is via the Zoo’s lower exit only; there is no bus to the wharf after the concert. Please check www.sydneyferries.info for up-to-date scheduling.

Bus: Buses leave from Wynyard bus station and depart from Taronga Zoo’s Main Entrance daily. For timetable information please call 131 500 or visit 131500.com.au.

*Subject to change, visit how to get here for further information.


Patrons are advised that the use of flash photography, video and audio recording devices for personal or commercial use is not permitted without the prior written consent of the concert promoter. All requests must be in writing and will be addressed at the discretion of the promoter. It is a condition of entry that all patrons refrain from the use of such photographic or recording equipment.


Please note the concert will proceed rain, hail or shine. The concert stage is fully covered but the concert lawn is open-air and can be affected by the weather conditions. Come prepared with wet weather gear, raincoats and ponchos (umbrellas may used at the rear of the lawn only). For information regarding weather on the day of the concert 1800 675 875.

RYDGES NORTH SYDNEY accommodation packages:

Concert accommodation packages from $389 per couple. Includes: Overnight accommodation, two concert tickets, concert transfers, car parking and full buffet breakfast. Room only rates and Bed and Breakfast packages also available. To book visit: www.rydges.com/northsydney or call (02) 9922 1311.

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